Hard Drive Formatting Issue

thatguy512

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Hey i've been trying to format my hard drive and it keeps getting stuck at 54%.I go to disk management to format my hard drive and it just gets stuck at 54%.When i try to do it using quick format it just fails.


Operating System-Microsoft Windows Vista Home Edition 64-bit
CPU-AMD Phenom 9150e Quad-core Processor 1800 MHz
Ram-4 Gb
Hard Drive in question-Hitachi Deskstar 7K2000 2 TB Internal - 300 MBps - 7200 rpm
 

JAM_EZZ

BSOD
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download something called hiren . 10.4 is the new one make a cd and boot of the cd, do a hdd regen. probably bad sectors mate
 

setishock

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Get the brand name and model off the sticker on the hard drive. Go to the maker's web site and get the formatting/checking software.
 

Celegorm

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Get the brand name and model off the sticker on the hard drive. Go to the maker's web site and get the formatting/checking software.
With what AR said not working, this is your best bet. The software is free and designed to work with/specifically test your drive.
 
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